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EXECUTIVE TEAM

Gustavo Letelier

President /  CEO - Founder

Graduated in Film at the New York University and New School University, graduated with maximum distinction as a Civil Electrical Engineer at the Universidad de Chile. Advanced Studies in Philosophy and Musical Composition. Gustavo is a multifaceted creator with prestigious international track record in cultural production and filmmaking. Founder of the Performing Arts Center of the Universidad de Chile, the international IBERMEDIA Seminars and the biggest University Film School in Chile. Jury/Consultant of public funds in Chile and abroad. Executive Consultant of film companies in Canada and United Sates. Director awarded in Europe and North America, he has films of different genre and formats, produced in Chile and the US, some of them widely released around the world.  Committee Member of UFFO (Universal Film Festivals Organization), entity dedicated to promote ethics in film festivals worldwide.

Rodrigo Riquelme

CFO / Co-founder

Graduated in Financing and Business Administration at prestigious British universities. Graduated as Civil Engineer at the Universidad de Chile. Studies of Piano Performance. Film Studies at Panico Studios (UK). Film producer of the company movies and executive in charge of finance and management. Producer of the feature films LA ESTACION AUSENTE, LA VIRTUD DE FAMILIA, EL DESTELLO DE LA LUNA and RUTHLESS PAST. International expert in development and financial planning of public infrastructure programs and sustainable environmental projects. Project Director at the Interamerican Development Bank (BID) for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Mireya Letelier

Projects & Screenwriting Supervisor

Published writer of novels and short stories. Screenwriter and awarded script consultant.  Studies in theater with Gustavo Meza, and filmmaming with  Nieves Yankovic / Giorgio di Lauro. Special Guest Jury at Latin American Universities for faculty contests. Jury of projects at the Chilean Funding Bodies CONICYT and FONDECYT.  University professor of screenwriting and creativity.  Jury and Consultant of Cultural Public Funds in Chile. Member of the Film Rating Council in Chile and the Ibero American Audiovisual Idea Network in Spain. Director of the International Festivals of Film Schools at Universidad UNIACC, Chile. Director of the international IBERMEDIA Seminars. Member of the Executive Committee of the international film schools organization CILECT in Belgium.

INTERNATIONAL  COLLABORATORS

Eleni Larchanidou, LLM

      Productora ejecutiva

 

Eleni is a trilingual Literary & Talent Manager, Executive Producer, and Producer, a Fully Qualified German & International Lawyer with a US Masters degree in International Law (LLM), and an International Business and Development Consultant in the Film & Entertainment Industry.

Jill Wisoff

Co-writer

Projects consultant

Writer, scrennwriter and film director based in New York. Graduated at Bennington College, she also studied in the  Manhattan School of Music. Her professional career began in the Long Island's Gateway Playhouse. Then she studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse and was assistant producer of the Theater for the New City company. She was awarded at the Sundance Film Festival as composer for the film  'Welcome to the Dollhouse' byTodd Solondz. Her directing debut was 'Karma', a comedy featture length shot in New York. She recently graduated as Master in Creative Writing at the New School University. She has been co-writer for Gustavo Letelier in the film projects 'The Masterpiece' and 'Families that Play Together'.

Samuel Toole

             Fundraising consultant


Graduated as BFA at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, and as MFA in Production at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco California. He has worked extensively as producer and production coordinator in many film projects in the US, Canada and Europe. His present work focuses on the executive production of film projects, including financing, film funds, financial services to provide investment from hedge funds and gap financing. Having as Mentor former President of HBO Video and Delivery Director at Paramount Pictures Henry McGee, Samuel has worked with him in several projects for HBO. 

Victoria Wharfe McIntyre

             Co-writer & producer
Awarded Australian screenwriter, director and producer. BAFTA awards for the short film 'The Telegram Man', which won several international prizes and was invited to be part of the permanent collection of the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, receiving also an AACTA nomination.  En 2013, su guión Horrie's War ganó el primer premio en el festival The Good Dog International Film Festival. También su guión Unut recibió numerosos premios. Su guión Clara, sobre la vida de la pianista y compositora Clara Schuman fue semifinalista en la premiación 2012/2013 de la American Producers Association. Ha sido co-guionista y Productora Ejecutiva de la película El Destello de la Luna, de Gustavo Letelier.

CHILEAN  COLLABORATORS

Ana Belén Asfura

    Producer of Marketing & Distribution

Founder of Suimanga Films and PMD of several films from Chile and abroad.  Representing such films she attends key markets in Berlin, Guadalajara, Cannes, Toronto and American Film Market. She worked in the Executive Production area of Amerindia Films and later on at Invercine Productions, where she was in charge of marketing and distribution of titles such as the film ‘Las Cosas Como Son’ and  TV series ‘Bim Bam Bum’. In Suimanga Films she offers services in digital marketing, negotiations of international coproductions and distribution consultancy. She is the PMD of the Chilean film ‘El Destello de la Luna’, theatrically released in New York's Cinema Village in March 2018. She is producer of Gustavo Letelier's next films 'Huellas de Silencio' and 'Pelícano',  among others . She is Exec Producer of  ‘La Isla de los Pingüinos’ (Chile, feature length fiction), ‘Hope’ (Canada, feature length fiction) y ‘The Chindi’ (US, feature length fiction).

Boris Varela

                          Productor Ejecutivo

Director, Exec Producer and Creative Photographer at Factoría Audiovisual, where he is founder and CEO. Graduated in Audiovisual Communication at UNIACC University in Chile, with subsequent graduated studies in the acclaimed school EICTV in Cuba and the Catholic University of Chile. He has produced / directed more than 50 music videos, documentaries and commercials, working also as professional photographer for public organizations and private companies for more than 15 years. He has an extensive and outstanding track record as professor in several universities and professional institutes in Chile, teaching photography, publicity and audiovisual communication. He is Executive Producer of Chilean Films 'Pelícano', 'Huellas de Silencio',  'Ecos', and 'Libertad', some of them completed and others in development.